Country Spotlight is an opportunity for international students to share their home country traditions with the Macalester Community. On a variety of topics, international students prepare rich presentations about their culture, customs, food, politics, religion and sports. Many of the presentations are companioned with delicious food from the country host.

Dates for the 2022-23 academic year: TBD

If you want to enrich the campus’ knowledge of your home country or culture, please email .


Countries Presented

*Please note that we are looking for people to present on countries NOT previously showcased.

Albania Honduras Paraguay
Angola India Peru
Argentina Indonesia Philippines
Belarus Israel Poland
Bolivia Italy Romania
Bosnia Jamaica Russia
Brazil Japan Senegal
Cambodia Jordan Serbia
Canada Kenya Sierra Leone
China Kosovo Singapore
Chile Latvia South Korea
Costa Rica Lebanon South Sudan
Colombia Lesotho Spain
Congo Libya Sri Lanka
Croatia Madagascar St. Maarten
Cuba Malaysia Swaziland
Czech Republic Maldives Sweden
Denmark Mexico Syria
Ecuador Mongolia Taiwan
Egypt Morocco Tajikistan
Ethiopia Myanmar Tanzania
Finland Netherlands Thailand
France Niger Türkiye
Germany Nigeria Venezuela
Ghana Norway Vietnam
Greece Pakistan Zambia
Guatemala Palestine Zimbabwe